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Environmental Specialist

Marysville, OH

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day. Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace. Below are details on an open job. If the role interests you and you would like to be considered we encourage you to apply!

This hourly role follows the Scotts/Hawthorne step pay progression scale and typically starts at $31.25 per hour and is paid weekly. Scotts/Hawthorne will consider various factors in determining the actual pay including your skills, qualifications, experience, and geographical location.We’re looking for an Environmental Specialist to grow with us in our Marysville, OH manufacturing plant. 

If you enjoy a fast-paced, high-energy environment then you will fit in well as an Environmental Specialist for Scotts Miracle-Gro.  On a day-to-day basis you will coordinate and oversee the operations of the East Plant Tank Farm with split emphasis on EH&S program support. 

What you’ll do in this role:

  • This person will be the Scotts Subject Matter Expert for the safe handling of Sulfuric Acid, and the operations of the sulfuric acid and brine water systems.  
  • Manage unloading and offloading of raw materials (sulfuric acid) and wastewaters from the East Plant Tank Farm.
  • Manage Bill of Lading/Manifesting of shipments/tracking
  • Liaison between Operations, Quality, EHS, and Materials to build best practices
  • Collect samples of brine wastewater and process materials to build process quality reports
  • Operate and conduct routine maintenance of emission control systems (venturi, scrubber)
  • Conduct daily, weekly, monthly, etc., EHS inspections as required
  • Help monitor and maintain data and records as required by the facility’s air permit (i.e., pressure drops, flow rate, pH)
  • Participate in job function specific training including safety training
  • Manage vendors and contractors performing on-site tasks  
  • Assist with the development of job task hazard analysis, PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) analysis, trials and Standard Operating Procedures
  • Must be able to regularly work flexible hours and respond to off-shift/on-call emergencies, as needed.
  • Additional duties as assigned as workload is anticipated

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Demonstrated commitment to safety in all job aspects.
  • Mechanical aptitude and attention to detail.
  • A strong attendance record and ability to work autonomously.
  • Proven organizational and time management skills. 
  • Strong communication skills with all levels of leadership, can effectively express ideas to an individual or group.
  • Learns new skills quickly and has the ability to train others.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (word, excel, PowerPoint) and Google applications.
  • Adherence to all company policies including compliance with the OSHA respiratory program which includes maintaining facial hair that allows for proper respirator fit
  • A positive attitude, good interpersonal skills, promotes teamwork, and accepts challenges.
  • The ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Prior experience working with bulk loading and unloading operations.  
  • Prior plumbing, electrical, and mechanical experience.  
  • Forklift operation experience.
  • Working knowledge of EHS regulations and standards, including DOT.
  • Training and/or experience in hazardous materials operations.

What we do for you (just to name a few cool ones):

  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, holidays, vacation and sick time benefits available within a month of your start date
  • Healthcare navigation, advocacy and support
  • 401(k) company match up to 7.5% with immediate participation and vesting
  • Ability to purchase company stock at a 15% discounted price from market value
  • $600 annual wellness reimbursement program
  • Up to $30,000 to help cover the cost of fertility treatments, adoption or surrogacy
  • Up to 18 weeks of time away to support your growing family
  • To view all of our great benefits, click here

Eligibility for the above benefits may vary based on full-time/part-time status or additional factors.

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Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

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